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Video Description

 In this episode on Crude oil, Hydrocarbons & Alkanes, James discusses the following content:

  • An introduction to crude oil, hydrocarbons & alkanes.
  • Naming alkanes and writing their chemical formulas.
  • Understanding that crude oil is a mixture of a large number of compounds.
  • Drawing alkane molecules.

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James Boyce

James has a Masters in Pharmacy from the University of Reading. He went on to combine his passion for education with his strong scientific background, qualifying as a teacher in 2014. He currently teaches GCSE and A-level chemistry at a secondary school in Berkshire.

Outside of teaching James writes his own music, and penned the title track for Positive Charge.